The music industry is changing rapidly as new areas of music production and performance are emerging all the time, driven by new-technologies and creative practices. Our courses offer opportunities for students to gain high-level research, practical and project-development skills valued by employers in this sector.
Meet the Student
“I enjoy spending time in the studio recording bands and learning how to mix and master sound. I’ve progressed my guitar playing thanks to the solo performance module."
"The tutors teach in ways that’s easy to grasp and have developed my professional skills. They get you ready to work and can also give you a lot of contacts.”
Ollie Stokes - HND Music Performance, 2015
Graduates of this course will be in a position to take up posts in the music sector. They will possess research, practice, project design and delivery skills at a high level. These skills will be accompanied by specialist knowledge in a chosen aspect of music. Graduates of the HND/BA in Music will also be ideally placed to go on to further study.
What Employers Say:
“During my time as presenter and producer of BBC Introducing in Kent I have heard lots of fantastic music emerging from Canterbury College: excellent bands, producers and DJs all passionate about making music and crafting a career in the industry.”
Abbie McCarthy, BBC Introducing
Links with industries
A wide range of local businesses and music venues – including Canterbury Christ Church University, The Chapel Broadstairs, and Hospital Radio Medway. Learners are involved in a range of live performance and production roles, working closely with community charities. Over the course of the academic year professional guest artists including Porch Swing Blues, Spyplane, Flame Pilots, Katie Bradley and more are invited into our state-of-the-art music production studios.